swimming is an unfinished hybrid essay-poem concerned with depersonalization, swimming, fog, family trauma, and queerness. This artist book contains a section of this essay, handwritten on mirror board, in a handmade box. This work would not be possible without the generous support of The Working Library / c3:initiative in Portland, OR.
Five hand-made ceramic clay dinner plates featuring one hand-written stanza of my poem, CAREFULLY.
As Vast As The Sky
10 erasure scrolls in a 2in X 2in box
Deer Isle Scrolls
3 hand-drilled mollusk shells containing original poetry
Ode To A Coaster
Canvas coasters featuring a stitched vowel matrix*, representing the stamped word on the edge.
*The matrix of vowels was invented by Michael Winkler
and is borrowed for this project.